Feb 25, 2020 - Sale 2531

Sale 2531 - Lot 306

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(PETER LIEBING) (1941-2008)
Leap into Freedom.
Ferrotyped silver print, the image measuring 7 5/8x9 1/2 inches (19.4x24.1 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with a caption notation, in ink, a date stamp, and two affixed press clippings, on verso. 1961; printed circa 1975

Additional Details

This iconic photograph depicts East German soldier Hans Conrad Schumann jumping a barbed wire barricade to freedom as he defects from East Berlin.